Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School College Preparatory Academy

At Lighthouse College Preparatory Academies (CPA), we make an extraordinary promise: if a scholar graduates from our College Prep Academy, he/she will be accepted to a four year college or university.  We keep that promise, through rigorous standards and an arts-infused curriculum that prepares students academically, socially and culturally for success in college – and beyond.  We are fully accredited with the Arkansas Department of Education.

About

Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 415
Grades: 7-12
Date Opened:
Principal: Frederick Holmes

Features

  • Arts-Infusion
  • AP Classes
  • AP Seminar and Research
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering Pathway
  • Dual Credit and College Credit Courses
  • Virtual Arkansas
  • Gifted and Talented Program

Annual Events

  • Quarterly Arts Exhibits
  • Scholar Exhibitions
  • National Honors Society
  • College Trips
  • Community Service Projects
  • Homecoming
  • Prom

Extracurricular Activities

  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Cross Country
  • Volleyball
  • Cheer
  • Golf
  • Dance
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Student Council
  • Ambassador Program
  • Mock Trial
  • National History Day
  • National Honors Society
  • Beta Club
  • FBLA
  • Student Council
  • Theater
  • A.S.C.E.N.D. Program

Partnerships

  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Department of Defense Educational Activity
  • Military K-12 Partnership
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Pulaski Technical College
  • Virtual Arkansas
  • Jacksonville Theater Company

Announcements

Accreditation Status 2016-2017- Accredited In the case of inclement weather, if the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District closes, so will Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter Schools. The First Day of School is August 10, 2017! Supply List for 2017-2018 School Year CPA Pre-order your uniforms now!!!  Order forms available in the school office from 8:00 am -  3:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Calendar

July

  • 10 - Cheer Mandatory Meeting 5:30 pm
  • 10 - First Volleyball Practice 6:00 pm
  • 11-13 - Cheer Practice 8:3 0 am-11:30 am
  • 11-13 - Volleyball Practice 5 pm-7 pm
  • 14 - Cheer Tryouts 1:00 pm
  • 17-20 - Volleyball Practice 5 pm-7 pm
  • 19 - Board Meeting 12:30 @ Main Campus Library
  • 24-27 - Volleyball Practice 5 pm-7 pm
  • 28 - School Board Meeting 6pm
  • 31 - Volleyball Practice 5 pm-7 pm

August

  • 1-3 - Volleyball Practice 5 pm-7 pm
  • 8 - CPA Open House 6 pm
  • 9 - Senior Breakfast 8:30 am

  • 10 - First Day for Students
 
Camron Shaffer and Zach Bobo sign academic scholarships and a pledge to play for the University of the Ozarks.

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School Leaders

Principal

Frederick Holmes

Mr. Frederick Holmes is a passionate, professional educator with over fifteen years of experience serving in both district and charter schools in Knoxville and Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Holmes is a proud graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2001 with a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Geography and in 2002 with an M.S. in Science Education. He started his career as a Biology Teacher at West High School in Knoxville before moving to Memphis and joining the staff at Westwood High School where he served as a 7th/8th Grade Science and Physical Science Teacher and the 9th Grade Freshman Academy Administrator for eight years. In 2005, Mr. Holmes completed his Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision from Union University. After Westwood, Mr. Holmes moved to Manassas High to assume the role of the School Improvement Grant Coordinator and then the Assistant Principal for five years. Since school year 2015-2016, Mr. Holmes was with KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools serving as the 7th/8th Assistant Principal at KIPP Collegiate Middle School and then 9th/10th Grade Assistant Principal at KIPP Collegiate High School. He is excited about joining the family at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter Schools as the Principal at Jacksonville Lighthouse College Prep Academy beginning July 2017! Mr. Holmes believes in the ability of each child's unique talent and desire to learn. His impact is intentionally creating a positive, productive, inviting learning environment of rich, hands-on administrative support for teaching and learning to excel daily.
Director of Teacher Leadership

Jean Rowe

Ms. Rowe has a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. Her teaching certificate came from San Diego State University, and she has taught chemistry, algebra, and a variety of other courses at the high school level. Ms. Rowe received a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University in River Forest, IL. She has served as a Division Chair of Math and Science and an Assistant Principal of Student Supports. Ms. Rowe has several publications and presents at conferences on the topics of culture of learning and standards-based learning. In December, she will receive her doctorate in Curriculum Leadership from Northern Illinois University. This will be her 14th year in education.
Director of College and Career Advisement

Sorronto Aubrey

Sorronto Aubrey is originally from Mt. Holly, Arkansas and is a proud graduate of Mount Holly High School. Sorronto attended Southern Arkansas University where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology with a minor in Marketing. He recently received his Master’s of Science in College Student Personnel at Arkansas Tech University. Sorronto has six-teen years of experience in education. In the past six-teen years Sorronto has worked at Southern Arkansas University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and J.A. Fair High School. While serving as recruiter Sorronto was assigned to certain territories to promote higher education and to encourage students to attend the university he represented. During that time, he built relationships with each admission office throughout the state of Arkansas. Sorronto has served as a Career Coach at J.A. Fair for the past six years. As a Career Coach, Sorronto’s responsibility were to asset students in putting together a career plan for life after high school.

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Become a Lighthouse Academy Student

Discover, achieve and prepare for success in college and beyond. We will prepare your student academically, socially and culturally to succeed in and graduate from college.  We will develop your student’s critical decision-making skills to prepare him/her for success in life.  Lighthouse Academies offers small schools, small class sizes, longer school year, and longer school day so we can provide students with a high quality education. Don’t wait – apply now to transform your child’s future!

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Are you fearless, driven and forward-thinking? We need people who want to teach, lead and transform the lives of our students. We need people who share our passion for creativity and innovation. We are committed to developing the capacity of our staff with 20 professional days each year, individual coaching and collaboration. Join us in transforming children’s futures.

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Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School College Preparatory Academy

251 North 1st Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076, USA

34.8687782 -92.1079559
Tel: 501-985-1228
Fax: 501-985-1233

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